About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Movies- Star Wars, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, all the Batman movies (even Batman and Robin), almost all the Marvel movies (especially Captain America, and Iron Man) TV- Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Walking Dead, Futurama, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Batman: The Animated Series, X-men Comics- Captain America, The Avengers, The Young Avengers, The Punisher, The Amazing Spider-man, Deadpool, X-force, The Teen Titans, Batman.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • NYCC 2013: Cup O’ Joe Panel Features Deadpool, Disney, and George A. Romero

    Posted Monday, October 14th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Whenever Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada shows up at a con, he usually comes bearing gifts from every facet of the House of Ideas. At this year’s New York Comic Con, while holding court at the Empire Stage along with Tom Brevoort, C.B. Cebulski, Axel Alonso,...
  • NYCC 2013: All-New Marvel NOW Teaser Secrets Revealed At ‘Avengers’ Panel

    Posted Sunday, October 13th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In the weeks leading up to New York Comic Con, Marvel released a series of teasers to promote their upcoming ‘All-New Marvel NOW’ event that acts as a new jumping on point for readers after the ‘Infinity’ crossover and a perfect opportunity to launch new titles. At Friday’s...
  • NYCC 2013: Cosplay Highlights

    Posted Sunday, October 13th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Though the con technically started on Thursday, ScienceFiction.com started its New York Comic Con 2014 adventure on Friday. While our day was totally filled with great interviews and panels (which you should definitely stay tuned for), we managed to sneak off in between things...
  • There’s Room For ‘Star Wars’ & ‘Star Trek’ In J.J Abrams’ Heart

    Posted Thursday, October 10th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    It’s no secret that J.J. Abrams is a huge fan of ‘Star Wars’, so without a doubt it’s a dream come true for him to be chosen to helm the first film in the new franchise under the Disney banner. Because of his work on ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, he’s being forced...
  • Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’ Testing For Mr. Fantastic And Invisible Girl

    Posted Thursday, October 10th, 2013 01:25 pm GMT -4 by
    Last July, ‘Chronicle’ director Josh Trank was officially tasked with rebooting ‘Fantastic Four’ for Fox. Since then, a number of writers such as Jeremy Slater, Michael Green, Seth Grahame-Smith, and T.S. Nowlin have all gotten their hands on the story before Simon Kinberg...
  • Bradley Cooper’s ‘Limitless’ Coming To Television

    Posted Thursday, October 10th, 2013 12:15 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in 2011, an action thriller called ‘Limitless’ starring Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, and Robert De Niro opened #1 at the box office and went on to gross over $160 million worldwide. Following the story of an unsuccessful writer who stumbles upon a drug that unlocks...
  • Harrison Ford In Extremely Early Talks For ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

    Posted Thursday, October 10th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    About two years ago, filmmaker Ridley Scott announced that he would be revisiting his seminal sci-fi classic ‘Blade Runner’. Since then, development has been slow, but a script has been in the works that is said to feature a female protagonist. No word about how soon the...
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – The Asset’

    Posted Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In the latest episode of Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, Skye embarks on her first real mission with the faceless organization that she once was (or potentially still is) against. When scientist and asset Dr. Franklin Hall is kidnapped, Agent Coulson and his team are...
  • Hollywood Hot For New Sci-Fi Short ‘Keloid’

    Posted Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 01:03 pm GMT -4 by
    Short films get a lot more attention in this day and age. Through the wonders of YouTubeand Vimeo, fans can show that their work can be just as good as what Hollywood is churning out year after year. For instance, there’s that amazing Wonder Woman short making its rounds on...
  • Every Reference In Del Toro’s ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag Explained

    Posted Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Last month, it was announced that Guillermo Del Toro managed to squeeze in another directing gig to his schedule in between ‘Crimson Peak’ and ‘The Strain’ and he would be helming the infamous opening couch gag sequence for the long-running animated Fox sitcom, ‘The...
  • First Teaser Trailer For ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ Released

    Posted Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Ever since it was announced that the long-running fan favorite cartoon ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ would be ending, fans have been wondering what would replace it now that Disney had acquired Lucasfilm. Well, back in May, we learned that the show meaning to fill the void...
  • ‘Gravity’ Pulls To The Top Of The Box Office And Sets October Records

    Posted Monday, October 7th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Despite the film’s low rating from our own movie reviewer and a very few others, Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity’ earned some pretty high marks from critics during it’s opening weekend. Even names like James Cameron, Buzz Aldrin, and notorious Debbie Downer Neil deGrasse...
  • Lou Ferrigno Asks Bryan About His Diet In New ‘Comic Book Men’ Clip

    Posted Monday, October 7th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    AMC has renewed Kevin Smith’s ‘Comic Book Men’ for a third season, which is set to begin airing next week. Despite being moved to a midnight timeslot, it’s still alive and kicking and ready to back up ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Talking Dead’ on Sunday nights. And...
  • George R.R. Martin Teases “Purple Wedding” In ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4

    Posted Monday, October 7th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Not another one! The last time HBO’s critically acclaimed fantasy drama ‘Game of Thrones’ had a wedding, the fandom was in pieces for weeks. In fact, I’ll bet there are still people out there who are still torn up about seeing the “Red Wedding”. Regardless, we’ll...
  • Skye Starts Training In New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Clip

    Posted Monday, October 7th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Despite ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ slipping in the ratings since it’s debut on ABC, the first live action television series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe isn’t down and out yet. In fact, the cast looks to be preparing for a fight in the latest clip for the next...